ONE LEFT BEHIND
by Roberta D’Alois
As Alicia, a tech-savvy teenager from San Francisco, is recovering from the death of her mother Patricia, her sister Frances drowns in a freak accident. Alicia is determined to create a virtual reality app to bring Frances back to life, but her father Garrett and aunt Jody, partners in their own VR company, stand in her way. Frances returns as a winged spirit, as Alicia confronts her hidden trauma and creates a different path towards healing.
- Cast Size: 1M 3W 1-7M/F/NB
- Running Time: 90+ minutes
- Royalty Rate: $75 per performance
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About the Playwright
Roberta D’Alois is a playwright, teaching artist, social justice activist and Artistic Director of Jump! Theatre, whose mission is to present theater based on authentic stories of mental illness. She has a B.A. with honors in Theatre Arts from Brandeis and an M.F.A in Playwriting from San Francisco State. She is an adjunct writing instructor at San Francisco State and the University of San Francisco,
As a solo performer her work has been produced in many venues throughout the Bay Area and elsewhere. Her plays have been produced as part of the national One Minute Play Festival, as well as in several Bay Area and Washington State venues. She is a former Artist in Residence at Z Space Studios and the Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive
As an artist-activist, Roberta was chosen as one of the Fellows at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, where she worked with 30 other artists and change makers to delve deeply into the intersection of cultural and social responsibility.